Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics
Children's National Health System pediatric neurologist and headache specialist, Marc DiSabella, DO, discusses how parents can alleviate their children's headaches.
Two and a half years ago, Adamstown, MD residents Lauren and Sean Shillinger gave birth to a beautiful little girl named Brynleigh. Brynleigh was their first child, and Lauren experienced a full-term pregnancy and a normal delivery. But when Brynleigh was just 9 1/2 months old, Lauren and Sean started to notice something unusual in Brynleigh’s behavior.
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Did you know that more than 10 million American children between the ages of 5 and 17 experience chronic headaches? Pediatric neurologist and headache specialist, Marc DiSabella, DO, discusses how parents can alleviate their children's headaches.
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